Zambia is located in Southern Africa, east of Angola and south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. About 14 million people call this landlocked region home. Life expectancy at birth is 55 years and diarrhoeal disease is one of the leading causes of death for children under 5 because
access to clean drinking water and adequate sanitation is limited. Almost half the population of Zambia is under 14 years old because of the tremendously high birth and death rate. Zambia’s economy and expenditure is fast on the rise according to the world bank, which may lead to overall improvements depending on where the government funnels this increased wealth.